Nov 12, 2015

Supreme Court and marriage rules

Lwmakers should shed their outdated view and proceed to make necessary legal amendments to end the discrimination, injustice and inconveniences caused by two marriage-related articles in the Civil Code.

Sep 26, 2015

Companies working to boost women's role in the workplace

Japanese businesses are working on measures to support child care for employees and promote the role of women in the workplace, in line with a new law that requires them to compile related action programs. Initiatives to foster a working environment friendly to female ...

Topless marchers rally in New York to get things off chest

Aug 24, 2015

Topless marchers rally in New York to get things off chest

Dozens of bare-breasted women taking part in the GoTopless Pride Parade took to the streets of midtown Manhattan Sunday to counter critics complaining about topless tip-seekers in Times Square. Appearing bare-breasted has been legal in New York since 1992. But Mayor Bill de Blasio ...

Feb 14, 2015

Deprived lives of child brides

The U.N. Population Fund estimates that 14.2 million girls under 18 are married every year, some as young as 8. Ending child marriage is one ways women around the world will achieve greater equality.